First Nations Oweesta Corporation presents "Data Management & Reporting for Impact Measurement." This will be a one hour, interactive webinar to assist Native CDFIs better develop an Impact Measurement Program. Sweet Grass Consulting will discuss Database Building, Management, and Reporting. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and make comments based on their own personal experiences and professional needs. Participants will leave the webinar understanding the importance of electronic data management and knowing key considerations for choosing a data management platform. Likewise, participants will have a greater understanding of the database building/conversion process as well as the reporting process. At the end of the webinar, participants should feel better informed about their organization's data management efforts and more confident with decision-making in regards to data management and platform options moving forward.
Michael Brydge is the principal director of development and community engagement for Sweet Grass Consulting. Since 2007, he has engaged in survey and data analysis, report writing, asset-based problem solving, ecological change assessments, participatory mapping, youth development, community beautification, eco-building, and tourism initiatives. His work has primarily been conducted in collaboration with various Lakota Tribes in South Dakota but also with farmers and ranchers in eastern Colorado and a school district in northern Colorado.